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Should I replace oxygen sensor? Which one?

You don't absolutely need to install a new O2 sensor, however there are some huge drawbacks to doing so. As the mechanic stated, it doesn't affect how the engine runs. The downstream O2 sensor (in ...
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2014 Hyundai Tucson engine seized

If there was a sensor to stop the engine, it would most likely cut the ignition to prevent it from running, not lock it from turning. What you have described sounds like the engine was starved of ...
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Hyundai Tucson dash lights

The engine oil stayed on because it indicates low oil pressure, theres no oil pressure until the engine is running. The battery light stayed on because it indicates the alternator isn't charging. It ...
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Dash Lights Sequence

When you first start a car it's common for all the dashboard lights to come on for a few seconds, but then disappear unless there's some sort of problem. The Brake light would indicate your emergency ...
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Should I leave the oil filler cap off for 15mins before checking level?

I do not have a definite answer as to why they say to remove it, I see two possibilities: An abundance of caution: maybe with this or another type of engine there was a case where oil was pressurized ...
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2010 Hyundai Tucson Intermittently Stalling After Starting

It sounds like the car is unable to maintain sufficient pressure in the fuel rail. Have a look at this answer for more details on potential causes for hot start problems. It is usually a good ...
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DCT slow to accelerate once engine is warmed up

Take the car into a dealer/certified Hyundai repair shop and ask them to check (or replace) your Boost Pressure Sensor Harness. I had this same problem in my 2017 Hyundai Tucson Sport, if I'm ...
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Hyundai Tucson dash lights

As stated by @Terry Gould, most cars do this. All the lights turning on is a bulb-check feature, or at least, that's what I've been using it for :) The lights that stay on is explained by Terry. You ...
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Fan knob working strangely in 2013 Hyundai Tucson L, tried some stuff, what to try next?

It does sound like it is the switch behind the control knob that is at fault. The fact that it is sometimes stiff would indicate a mechanical fault with the switch. Are there electrical connections ...
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2006 Hyundai Tucson no heat

In your vehicle there is a heater core inside the dashboard. Engine coolant runs through this core all the time. There is a small door inside the HVAC (Heater, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) system ...
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2014 Hyundai Tucson engine seized

Muddy oil indicates coolant has gotten into the oil caused by a headgasket failure. Depending on the severity of the leak in the headgasket you may have either starved bearings and cylinder walls of ...
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Hyundai tucson 2ltr desel 56 plate problems starting

If it is starting but idling poorly and not revving that would suggest the glow plugs aren't the issue, I'd be thinking EGR, either the valve itself or the control solenoid. They are a bit of a pain ...
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2016 tucson. Is my steering wheel incorrectly installed?

Its not your steering wheel: the front wheels of your car are misaligned. Probably the mechanic that worked on your cars suspension didn't mark any settings before he started taking it apart to ...
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Vehicle not storing freeze frame data when it sets OBD P0171 code

I can only speculate why no freeze frame data is being stored with the p0171. My "guess" would be that it is a 2 trip code, and you are seeing a pending code on the first trip. When it comes to ...
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Having to change the brake pads and rotors after 20k km

They should be able to turn down the rotors to remove any rust or corrosion. If the pads are rusty they could be locking up and should be replaced. If you want you should be able to find the rotor ...
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Having to change the brake pads and rotors after 20k km

You're on the right track by thinking they are "stale." I recently replaced my rear brake pads and rotors with a higher-quality brand. What I observed with the worn out OEM rotors was that they ...
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